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RECAP : GROWLERS VERSUS ROYALS MARCH 23

Saturday, March 23rd
RECAP : GROWLERS VERSUS ROYALS MARCH 23

Newfoundland Growlers (41-20-4-2) at Reading Royals (28-28-4-6) 

Saturday, March 23rd 

Goal Summary

V-H # Per Team Time Goals Assists
0 - 1 1 1st REA 16:18 M. Pohlkamp (20) J. MacDonald, M. Huntebrinker
1 - 1 2 2nd NFL 7:09 M. Power (21) E. Neugold
1 - 2 3 2nd REA 7:39 K. Goumas (4) F. DiChiara
2 - 2 4 2nd NFL 10:58 M. Bradley (16)  
SHOOTOUT
Reading shoots first for each round.
Newfoundland Reading
# Shooter Score
22 Brady Ferguson No
9 Marcus Power No
26 Josh Kestner No
29 Giorgio Estephan No
11 Derian Plouffe No
27 Matt Bradley No
15 Todd Skirving No
8 Evan Neugold No
4 Matthew Whittaker Yes
19 Adam Dauda No
25 Cory Dunn No
48 Garrett Johnston Yes
Score # Shooter
No 17 Michael Huntebrinker
No 16 Alex Roos
No 14 Adam Schmidt
No 86 Josh MacDonald
No 3 Chris McCarthy
No 27 Kevin Goumas
No 21 Frank DiChiara
No 25 Nick Luukko
Yes 23 Matt Pohlkamp
No 9 Brayden Low
No 20 Corey Mackin
No 43 Frank Hora
Totals: 2 1

Game Story

The Growlers earned their 41st win of the season in the 12th round of the shootout as Garrett Johnston scored the winner to solidify the 3-2 win over the Reading Royals

The Reading Royals opened the scoring for the second straight night as Matt Pohlkamp beat goalie Eamon McAdam on a rebound that eventually found its way under McAdam's leg pad and into the net.

The second period contained the rest of the regulation scoring for the game as both teams traded goals. Marcus Power tied the game with a one-timer that easily beat Royals goalie Jamie Phillips but Kevin Goumas responded exactly 30 seconds later to give the Royals back the lead. Matt Bradley scooped up the puck and danced towards a shorthanded rush where he eventually tucked the puck behind a sprawling Jamie Phillips to score the game-tying goal.  

The game would remain tied after 65 minutes of play and in the shootout, neither team scored until the 9th round. The Growlers would come out on top in the 12th round from the stick of Garrett Johnston. 

Both goaltenders put in valiant efforts with McAdam finishing with 42 saves in regulation and overtime followed by 11 saves in the shootout. Phillips turned away 33 in 65 minutes and 10 in the shootout.

Quick Hits

  • Brady Ferguson is on a five-game point streak
  • The three stars were 3 – B. Ferguson (NFL), 2 – K. Goumas (REA) and 1 – G. Johnston (NFL)

What’s Next?

The Newfoundland Growlers head home for the final two regular season games at Mile One Centre taking on the Manchester Monarch on March 29th and 30th. Tickets are available the Mile One Centre Box office or online at mileonecentre.com.

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